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Maritime And Admiralty Law Lawyers In Ward Cove Alaska

Ward Cove (also Wacker, Wacker City, or Wards Cove) is an unincorporated community in Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska, United States. Its elevation is 164 feet (50 m), and it is located at 55°24′43″N 131°43′22″W / 55.41194°N 131.72278°W / 55.41194; -131.72278 (55.4119444, -131.7227778). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 99928. This village is an extension of the settlement area of Ketchikan northwest along the highway. A saltery was established in Ward Cove in 1883-84 by W. W. Waud. Eugene Wacker was first postmaster of the Wacker post office, which was established 1920. The post office name was changed to Wards Cove in 1951 and then to Ward Cove in 1954. The village population was 57 at the 1930 census. The name "Ward Cove" was declared official in 1966 by the Board on Geographic Names. The settlement lies on the northern shore of Ward Cove, at the southwestern end of Revillagigedo Island, 4½ mi (northwest of Ketchikan, Alex. Arch.

What is maritime and admiralty law?

Admiralty and maritime law involves cases related to navigation and commerce on oceans, rivers, and lakes. Admiralty and maritime cases can involve injuries to longshoremen and vessel crew members, contracts for cargo shipping, vessel collisions, and cruise ship passenger injuries. If your issues involves ships and shipping, business or commerce transacted at sea, finds and salvage, the duties, rights, and liabilities of ship owners, ship masters, and other maritime workers, it is within the realm of admiralty law.

Answers to maritime and admiralty law issues in Alaska

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